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Formlabs Buys Nascent SLS 3D Printer Competitor Micronics

Formlabs, maker of accessible yet professional 3D printers, has acquired Micronics, which recently debuted with a claim of making a $2,999 3D printer. I, for one, was pretty incredulous about…

3D Systems Taps Fine Blanking Market for Metal 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing (AM) stalwart 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has announced that it will be partnering with Precision Resource, a company specializing in fine blanking, a manufacturing process combining extrusion and…

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Inside the $5M Shapeways Deal that Never Happened

As Shapeways (Nasdaq: SHPW) headed toward bankruptcy, there were red flags for observers. In addition to the dropping stock price, the company’s regular financial reports showed numerous signs of a…

Shapeways Executives Resign as 3D Printing Service Files for Bankruptcy

One of the original 3D printing service bureaus, Shapeways (Nasdaq: SHPW), has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This filing follows the company’s exploration of strategic alternatives to address its financial…

BASF Spins out 3D Printing Business Forward AM — Analysis

BASF is spinning out its Forward AM 3D printing materials unit. Current CEO Martin Back will lead a management buyout of the firm, which will include the Sculpteo business and…

Stratasys Invests in AM Craft for 3D Printed Aircraft Interiors

Latvian firm AM Craft announced a significant move at RAPID + TCT by partnering with additive manufacturing stalwart Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS). AM Craft, a service bureau with EASA Part 21G…

Materialise Empowers 3D Printing with New Innovations and Alliances at RAPID+TCT 2024

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) kicked off RAPID + TCT 2024 in Los Angeles by unveiling upgrades to its flagship preparation software, Magics, and announcing new partnerships with Ansys, nTop, and EOS….

Printing Money Episode 19: Q1 Earnings Analysis with Troy Jensen, Cantor Fitzgerald

We are back with Episode 19 of Printing Money.  The world does not stop turning. One not-so-profound reminder of that is the quarterly earnings reports of publicly traded companies.  It…

Is XTPL the Microscale Maverick of Electronics 3D Printing?

Polish company XTPL‘s (WSE: XTP) micro-scale printing is keeping the edge in electronics and high-tech applications. At its core, XTPL’s patented 3D printers create ultra-fine conductive patterns for microelectronics, semiconductors,…

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Apple Watch to Use Mass 3D Printed Metal Parts from China’s Bright Laser Technologies

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has updated the world on the state of Apple’s adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) technology. In a recent blog post discussing Series 10 form factor upgrades…

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EOS Metal 3D Printers to Feature nLight Lasers

nLIGHT, the U.S.-based maker of semiconductor fiber lasers, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) system manufacturer EOS to collaborate on beam shaping lasers…

Velo3D and Desktop Metal Announce Reverse Stock Splits; while Shapeways Divests Software Assets

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry continues to struggle as far as the public markets are concerned. Both Velo3D, Inc. (NYSE: VLD) and Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM) announced reverse stock…

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Will Stratasys Merge with HP? – Dream Mergers and Acquisitions

In the first quarter 2024 earnings call for Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Troy Jensen hinted at a potentially game-changing future for the company, saying: “I personally believe you…

3D Printing Financials: Do Nano Dimension’s Q1 Earnings Pave the Road to Profitability?

Nano Dimension (Nasdaq: NNDM) is gaining traction. The company’s first-quarter 2024 results show a significant boost in gross margins, and it’s also spending less cash overall. Despite a slight drop…

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Quarter-billion-dollar Dental Deal Bounces 3D Systems Stock

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, additive manufacturing (AM) pioneer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced a new dental multi-year purchase agreement through 2028 worth approximately $250 million—the largest contract in its…

Brazilian Chemical Giant Braskem Shuts Down 3D Printing Line Xtellar

Braskem is a large Brazilian petrochemicals company. The $14 billion revenue firm makes PVC, PP, and polyethylene. In 2023, it bought filament supplier Taulman. Later in 2023, Braskem spun out…

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Charting the Rough Road to Profitability: William Blair Analyst Weighs in on 3D Printing in 2024

Facing a tough market in 2024, 3D printing companies are battling skepticism and challenging economic conditions. Public companies, in particular, are finding it hard to attract interest, with many struggling…

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3D Printing Financials: Stratasys Reports Flat Revenue, Higher Losses, and Busy Printers

Stratasys‘ (Nasdaq: SSYS) first quarter results of 2024 were mixed. The company saw strong sales of consumables, indicating that customers are heavily using its printers, which boosts recurring revenue. Improved…

3D Printing Financials: How T&R BioFab is Balancing Innovation and Revenue Challenges

South Korean bioprinting pioneer T&R Biofab (Kosdaq: 246710) has been busy in recent months with new initiatives in regenerative medicine, collaborations, and product development. However, the company faces significant challenges…

3D Printing Financials: Voxeljet’s Q1 2024 Success During Market Shift from Nasdaq to OTC

Voxeljet recently reported its best first quarter for revenue and gross profit ever, announcing a robust increase in both areas in its first quarterly investor communication for 2024. This positive…

3D Printing Financials: IperionX Aims for Mid-2024 Titanium Powder Production Amid Stock Downturn

IperionX (NasdaqCM: IPX), a company now headquartered in the United States and trading on both the Nasdaq and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), has released its first-quarter earnings report for…

3D Printing Financials: Velo3D Sees Better Q1 2024 After Difficult Last Quarter

Velo3D‘s (NYSE: VLD) first quarter of 2024 shows signs of recovery after a challenging end to 2023. The company is reaping the benefits of its strategic realignment and cost-reduction efforts….

Printing Money Episode 17: Recent 3D Printing Deals, with Alex Kingsbury

Printing Money is back with Episode 17!  Our host, NewCap Partners‘ Danny Piper, is joined by Alex Kingsbury for this episode, so you can prepare yourself for smart coverage laced…

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Insights from Cantor Fitzgerald on AM’s Q1 2024 Landscape

A recent survey by Cantor Fitzgerald sheds light on the persistent challenges within the additive manufacturing (AM) industry in the first quarter of 2024. Based on responses from 38 industry…